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« Reply #75 on: January 05, 2018, 04:38:47 PM »

Hi Gerald
Horse manure is good for gardens I understand. Its a job to get horse manure these days with straw in it. Most horse owners are using wood shavings for stable bedding. Do you think this will rot down in a reasonable time to be used on the garden. Or do you think the wood shavings will make the garden toxic?

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« Reply #76 on: January 05, 2018, 05:13:21 PM »

Hi Gerald
Horse manure is good for gardens I understand. Its a job to get horse manure these days with straw in it. Most horse owners are using wood shavings for stable bedding. Do you think this will rot down in a reasonable time to be used on the garden. Or do you think the wood shavings will make the garden toxic?

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Is Horse manure really good for gardens? If not then there will be lot of people through the ages disappointed. Personally I think that if you have good soil you don't need manure, but there again I'm not a gardener.
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« Reply #77 on: January 05, 2018, 05:54:01 PM »

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Horse manure is the best animal manure and really helps to getter better crops.
Mix it up with the wood shavings and sprinkle a little sulphate of Ammonia over the heap.. It will be great stuff.
This is the first post sent on my new computer, my Christmas present from my
lovely wife.
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« Reply #78 on: January 06, 2018, 08:49:04 PM »

Hi Gerald
Horse manure is good for gardens I understand. Its a job to get horse manure these days with straw in it. Most horse owners are using wood shavings for stable bedding. Do you think this will rot down in a reasonable time to be used on the garden. Or do you think the wood shavings will make the garden toxic?

Many thanks Twm Sion 

Is Horse manure really good for gardens? If not then there will be lot of people through the ages disappointed. Personally I think that if you have good soil you don't need manure, but there again I'm not a gardener.
Hi townie, I always think if you take something out of the garden you should put something back in. All about the Nitrogen cycle (I think)
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« Reply #79 on: January 06, 2018, 08:50:59 PM »

Thanks Gerald, I'll get a few bag fulls and give it a try.
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« Reply #80 on: January 08, 2018, 04:49:40 PM »

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Sort out your seed trays and get or make some 6 inches deep. This week we will make a start on sowing seeds and we will
take some cuttings. Why would we damage some cuttings.
Answers on a post card please as they used to say in the Sunday Mercury.
Edmund where did Doug Ellis set up his first business and what was it.
Townie I still have no pictures, any more ideas for me to try.
Sharpen the Secateurs and the Grafting knife.
Gerald.
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« Reply #81 on: January 08, 2018, 09:38:59 PM »

Gerald,don't know much about Doug Ellis never met him till about 1960 when me my wife and brother used to do the food in the supporter club on match day's.
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« Reply #82 on: January 09, 2018, 05:12:06 PM »

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He started a travel agents in Newton Street. Nice chap and full of confidence. I'm heading for the top and I intend to get there .
That was his motto but he was not big headed. Ha always walked into a room as if he owned it.
Harry Faber was a top Criminal Lawyer with a practice in Newton Street. He taught me that you never say will you pay me today.
You ask if they will give cash or a cheque today.
I did pick up a few hints from these people.
Gerald.
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« Reply #83 on: January 09, 2018, 10:17:12 PM »

Remember now Gerald,Ellis Travel
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